Word Introduction (2016, 2019, 365)
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Word Introduction (2016, 2019, 365)

Category ID Duration Price
Microsoft Word 12852 1 Day(s) $275.00
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Description

These days, most people take electronic word-processing for granted. While we may still write out our grocery lists with pen and paper, we expect to use a computer to create the majority of our documents. It's impossible to avoid word-processing software in many areas of the business world. Managers, lawyers, clerks, reporters, and editors rely on this software to do their jobs. Whether you are an executive secretary or a website designer, you'll need to know the ins and outs of electronic word-processing. Microsoft Word is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy, and even fun. In this course, you'll learn how to use Word to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents. You can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft Word 2013 and 2016.

Objectives

Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Identify the various components of the Word interface, create a new Word document, enter text into a document, save a document, preview and print a document, and search Help.
• Navigate through a document to find and select text, modify selected text, and find and replace text.
• Apply character formatting to text, align paragraphs using tab stops, display text as list items, control paragraph layout, apply borders and shading to paragraphs, apply text styles, and manage formatting in documents.
• Insert a table into a document, modify the structure of a table, format a table, and convert text to a table.
• Sort a list, renumber a list, and customize a list.
• Insert symbols and special characters, and add images to a document.
• Apply page borders and colors, apply a watermark, add a header and footer to a document, and control page layout.
• Check spelling and grammar and use other proofing tools.
• Customize the Word interface and use additional options for saving.

Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows 8 environment, and be able to use Windows 8 to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders. To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following courses:

• Using Microsoft Windows 8
• Microsoft Windows 8 Transition from Windows 7
• An introduction to PCs course

Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word
Topic A: Identify the Components of the Word Interface
Topic B: Create a Word Document
Topic C: Help

Lesson 2: Editing a Document
Topic A: Navigate and Select Text
Topic B: Modify Text
Topic C: Find and Replace Text

Lesson 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
Topic A: Apply Character Formatting
Topic B: Align Text Using Tabs
Topic C: Display Text as List Items
Topic D: Control Paragraph Layout
Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading
Topic F: Apply Styles
Topic G: Manage Formatting

Lesson 4: Adding Tables
Topic A: Insert a Table
Topic B: Modify a Table
Topic C: Format a Table
Topic D: Convert Text to a Table

Lesson 5: Managing Lists
Topic A: Sort a List
Topic B: Renumber a List
Topic C: Customize a List

Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
Topic A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
Topic B: Add Images to a Document

Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
Topic A: Apply a Page Border and Color
Topic B: Add a Watermark
Topic C: Add Headers and Footers
Topic D: Control Page Layout

Lesson 8: Proofing a Document
Topic A: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic B: Other Proofing Tools
Topic C: Check Accessibility

Lesson 9: Customizing the Word Environment
Topic A: Customize the Word Interface
Topic B: Additional Save Options

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